heart attack

broken heart
In the very dramatic years of my teens, a heartbreak truly felt like the end of the world. It manifested itself physically and I could’ve sworn that my heart was ripping apart at the seams. While that obviously wasn’t true for 16-year-old me, Broken Heart Syndrome, also known as Takotsubo […]

Broken Heart Syndrome

heart attack and cardiac arrest
Heart attack and cardiac arrest are often used as interchangeable terms. The confusion is understandable, as they both deal with the heart; however, there are clear differences between the two conditions, and it can be very important to understand which is which. What is a heart attack? A heart attack […]

What is the Difference Between a Heart Attack and Cardiac ...

heart disease
Treatments For Heart Disease Controllable risk factors for heart disease include weight, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and smoking habits. Managing these risk factors can significantly decrease your chances of heart disease and heart attack. Heart attack is most commonly a result of heart disease. Remember, the likelihood of you having […]

Treatments for Heart Disease

risk of heart attack
What Happens During a Heart Attack? What Is a Heart Attack? When the flow of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, specific muscles of the heart cannot get oxygen and begin to die. The damage can be managed when treatment is given at the first sign of symptoms. Causes […]

What Happens during a Heart Attack?